The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 42 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.97% 0.57% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 0.60% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 12
Median daily rate £600 £448 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.07% -13.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +9.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
558 496 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.55% 95.02% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 382 379
Median daily rate £430 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +15 13 £600 +26.31% 4
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (82.05%) Java
3 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (76.92%) Spring
5 25 (64.10%) Publishing
6 23 (58.97%) TDD
6 23 (58.97%) JUnit
7 22 (56.41%) Cucumber
8 20 (51.28%) Scrum
9 19 (48.72%) Maven
9 19 (48.72%) JBoss
9 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
10 18 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
12 16 (41.03%) RESTful
12 16 (41.03%) SQL
13 15 (38.46%) Web Services
14 14 (35.90%) HTML
14 14 (35.90%) Linux
14 14 (35.90%) HTML5
14 14 (35.90%) Mockito
14 14 (35.90%) GitHub
14 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
15 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (30.77%) JSON
17 11 (28.21%) Java EE
17 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
17 11 (28.21%) BPMN
17 11 (28.21%) Migration
17 11 (28.21%) BPEL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (48.72%) JBoss
1 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
2 18 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
4 11 (28.21%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (25.64%) Alfresco
6 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
8 5 (12.82%) Apache
8 5 (12.82%) Apache Solr
8 5 (12.82%) Jetty
8 5 (12.82%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) GitHub
2 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (20.51%) Amazon S3
3 8 (20.51%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) JUnit
2 22 (56.41%) Cucumber
3 19 (48.72%) Maven
4 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
4 14 (35.90%) Mockito
5 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.82%) Gradle
5 5 (12.82%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) Subversion
6 4 (10.26%) Spock
7 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.56%) VectorCAST
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (64.10%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) Spring
2 16 (41.03%) RESTful
3 15 (38.46%) Web Services
4 14 (35.90%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) HTML5
5 12 (30.77%) JSON
6 11 (28.21%) Java EE
7 9 (23.08%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) EJB
8 8 (20.51%) REST
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.82%) Lucene
10 4 (10.26%) J2EE
10 4 (10.26%) JMS
11 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
11 2 (5.13%) Node.js
11 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.13%) Spring Security
11 2 (5.13%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) TDD
4 20 (51.28%) Scrum
5 11 (28.21%) BPEL
5 11 (28.21%) BPMN
5 11 (28.21%) Migration
5 11 (28.21%) Pair Programming
5 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.64%) DevOps
7 8 (20.51%) BDD
7 8 (20.51%) Content Enrichment
7 8 (20.51%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) Build Automation
8 5 (12.82%) Open Source
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
10 3 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
11 2 (5.13%) Image Processing
11 2 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) C++
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.51%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 5 (12.82%) Scala
7 4 (10.26%) C#
8 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.56%) C
9 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.56%) Perl
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Alias
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Sophos